iCourts, Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen is delighted to invite applications for the iCourts PhD fellowships. This call is intended to students who hold master degree in law subject. The winning students will receive a fully-funded award. To apply, entries must be received by 28 January 2016.
The goal of the PhD Programme is threefold: to prepare candidates for a continuing career in teaching and research; to educate a new generation of scholars to produce high-quality independent research; and to equip them with the analytical and problem-solving skills required for a successful career in both the public and private sectors.
Value and Tenure
This is a fully – funded fellowship which is tenable for three years.
Level and Area of Studies
PhD degree in law subjects.
Place of Study
At iCourts, Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Eligibility and Criteria
- Applicants must have obtained a degree that corresponds to the Danish Master of Laws or equivalent qualifications.
- Applicants may submit their application before they have completed their Master’s Degree, however, they should have submitted the final evaluation for their course before 1 February 2016.
- Applicants must document an aptitude for research through the meritorious assessment of their final thesis, publications or academic recommendations in order to show that they are capable of undertaking the demanding task of writing a PhD thesis.
- Applicants whose native language is not English must document proficiency in English by having passed one of the recognised language tests. For IELTS a minimum score of 6,5 is required. For TOEFL a minimum score of 90 (internet-based) or 231 (computer-based) is required. Applicants who have obtained a university degree in a country in which English is the official language (Australia, USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand and Canada), and applicants holding a Master’s Degree from one of the Nordic universities are not required to submit proofof English proficiency.
There is no nationality restriction.
The application should be made through the online system at the website and application link below.
28 January 2016.